Emergency Service Programs

Helping People Save Lives

The EMT programs are designed for individuals who want to be part of the preparedness, response and recovery efforts in emergency situations. We are dedicated to promoting a sufficient, stable, and well-trained EMS workforce, as well as enhancing the health and safety of all EMS providers. Emergency Medical Services (EMS) professionals get to help people in some of their most trying times. With the right training, you will be prepared to handle some of the most difficult challenges and situations while saving a life or bringing a new life into the world!

EMT Career Pathways 

In the EMT program, you will gain a strong foundation in emergency medical practice and prepare for certification. Once certified, you can begin a career as an EMT, or continue your education to become a paramedic, nurse or other emergency medical professional.

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 To be notified when the class is available, please use this Request Form.

Basic EMT
Basic EMT Refresher
Advanced EMT (AEMT)

Basic EMT and AEMT now earn college credits. Courses consist of lectures, labs, and online assignments.  

Basic EMT and Refresher are scheduled in the Fall (late August),  Spring (late January) and Summer (late June). 

To be notified when a course start, please complete this request form.

All Students must be 17 by the NYS certifying exam.
Basic EMT
Complete the non-matriculated student form and submit to the Registrar's office at registration@clinton.edu.  A confirmation email with how to access the student portal and billing information will arrive after your registration is processed. 
Basic EMT Refresher
Registration is completed online unless being sponsored*. 
* Bill your Sponsor/Employer: If your agency is paying for the course we will accept a Commit to Pay that allows us to bill your agency.
A candidate with a criminal conviction may attend and complete all of the requirements of the EMT-Basic course. However, the candidate will not be permitted to take the NYS certification exam until the DOH has reviewed the circumstances of the conviction(s) and makes a determination that the candidate does not demonstrate a risk or danger to patients. For more information about this policy,click here.
Emergency Medical Technicians-Basic (EMT-B) respond to emergency calls to provide efficient and immediate care to the critically ill and injured, and to transport the patient to a medical facility. After receiving the call from the dispatcher, the EMT-B drives the ambulance to address or location given, using the most expeditious route, depending on traffic and weather conditions. The EMT-B must observe traffic ordinances and regulations concerning emergency vehicle operation. Full Description Here
EMT students will be required to bring their textbook.
Complete the following forms (if not completed prior to the first class).
and complete any additional forms the instructors provides,
Completion is required prior to taking your written exam.
NIMS IS-100.b
NIMS IS-700.a
Hazmat Awareness
NIMS ICS   100b, 700, and Hazmat Awareness are a requirement for this class. 
Basic EMT: $1175 includes textbook*
   *Once the student receives the textbook, the cost becomes nonrefundable.
Basic EMT Refresher: $375
AEMT: $1025, plus textbook*
* Textbook link is provided at registration 
Final NYS EMT certification exam: $31.00 [only eligible students may take the exam]


How  to register and pay

Tuition and Fees Refund Policy 

A student may withdraw from any EMT course with the student being liable for payment of tuition per the following schedule: 

Prior to 1st day 0%  - Refund includes the book cost if the student has yet to receive the book before the first day of class.
During 1st week 25%  - No refund given for the textbook
During 2nd week 50% - No refund given for the textbook
During 3rd week 100% - No refund given for the textbook

Students percentage of liability is based on when the college is notified. Notification can be phone (or voicemail), email or letter. 

The Basic EMT textbook cost is nonrefundable if the student receives the book in advance or on the first day of class. 

NYS Department of Health EMS Reimbursement Information

Qualified NYS EMS agencies may be able to have their tuition expense reimbursed through the NYS Department of Health, Bureau of Emergency Services. Reimbursement for tuition expenses paid at the beginning of an EMT's EMS training program can only be obtained after the class is completed and the student receives his/her certification card. To obtain reimbursement for the full tuition (tuition only, not text or other training materials) the agency requesting reimbursement must complete a State of New York STANDARD VOUCHER (form AC 92).

Click here for the Agency Voucher: NYS Agency Voucher